Instead, Shamet is turning his attention to prepping for the upcoming National Basketball Association season and what could be a deep playoff run for the Clippers, who are headlined by recent free-agent addition Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, acquired in a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
They also started last season on the road in a defeat to Portland Trail Blazers.
Los Angeles Lakers players Kyle Kuzma (left), Anthony Davis (center) and Lebron James watch the game against the Los Angeles Clippers during the NBA Summer League at Thomas & Mack Center.
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Manchester's performance in recent games means they're likely to to be victorious, but Liverpool will give it their best shot. She was also voted player of the year in the English Premier league , helping Arsenal to the league title with 22 goals.
The Lakers and Clippers are one of the marquee matchups this season for the NBA, so it should come as no surprise that the league will waste little time in getting them on national television.
Christmas games against either Irving's new team, the Nets, or Horford's new team, the Sixers, probably would have generated more buzz. Tentatively scheduled for October 22nd, the showdown is actually set to be a Clippers home game and it should be interesting to see how the new-look Clippers can draw against their much more popular roommates. On Friday, it was reported that the Pelicans would play the Denver Nuggets on Christmas Day as well.